Sarah Vowell Pops a Ladyboner for Puritans in Her New Book

New York Press | October 9, 2008
In The Wordy Shipmates, she makes the case that the Puritans were not a congregation of book burning, sexually uptight, overly moral goody-goodies. Working out some schoolgirl crush on folks with buckled shoes, she gushes over the Puritans as a literary bunch who relentlessly penned letters, sermons, books, even kept day-to-to diaries.

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